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Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015


Sports: PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The Portland Timbers aim for aggressiveness against FC Dallas, just not to the point of recklessness. The Timbers host Dallas on Sunday in the first of a two-legged playoff for the Western Conference championship. The New York Red Bulls visit the Columbus Crew in the early game Sunday for the Eastern title. Comment.

WICB to be renamed

Sports: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will soon be renamed “Cricket West Indies” as the organization looks to restructure its operations and create a distinct commercial arm. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Natasha Chang races on Guyana’s circuit

Jamaica: Racecar driver Natasha Chang may not have captured the top spot at the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship at South Dakota Circuit, in Guyana. But the 28-year-old Jamaican athlete certainly created a buzz during her first meet on the South American circuit on Nov. 15. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Narine’s bowling action suspect

Sports: West Indies mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has again been reported with a suspect bowling action during the third One-Day International (ODI) against Sri Lanka in Pallekele earlier this month. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Back in business: Erasmus offense finds rhythm in playoff win

Sports: This win was vintage Erasmus Hall. Comment.

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Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

US crushes SVG soccer team

St Vincent: The St. Vincent and the Grenadines national football (soccer) team had some glimmer of hope of beating the might United States Friday night in the qualifying stage of their World Cup campaign, but that hope quickly evaporated with a sound thrashing, 6-1, before over 43,000 fans at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Windies head coach reinstated

Sports: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has reinstated Phil Simmons as head coach of the West Indies cricket team after he was suspended last month. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015


Sports: The MLS post-season is living up to its ‘exciting’ billing as the games are giving the fans much excitement. As it should, the level of play in the postseason has been tremendously accelerated with a dose of intensity as all four games last Sunday produced lots of goals Comment.

Tottenville swamps Erasmus

Sports: The loss that ended Erasmus Hall’s regular season is a microcosm for the team’s struggles this year. Comment.

West Indies need three separate captains

Sports: The unsettled state of West Indies cricket dictates that multiple changes are necessary for their recovery. Apart from the problems within the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the bad selection policy of its selectors, the West Indies players should have performed much better in Sri Lanka in the Test and One-Day International (ODI) games. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Three-nation cricket tourney

Grenada: The Caribbean will host two of the world’s leading cricket teams — Australia and South Africa — in a three-nation One-Day International tournament in June next year. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015


Sports: WASHINGTON (AP) _ New York’s Dax McCarty scored in the 72nd minute to give the Red Bulls a 1-0 win at D.C. United on Sunday in the first leg of their Major League Soccer Eastern Conference semifinal series. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

Rally for Vincy Heat in World Cup campaign

St Vincent: Though many are still yet to render their unflinching support, in one form or the other, Vincentians in the United States are generally rallying around the national football (soccer) team, known as Vincy Heat, as it attempts to beat the mighty U.S. Soccer Team in a FIFA World Cup pre-qualifying match on Friday, Nov. 13. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

WIPA applauds West Indies Women

Sports: The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) has congratulated the West Indies Women’s team on their continued outstanding performances. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Sri Lanka defeats West Indies 2-0

Sports: Some outstanding bowling performances by Sri Lanka’s left arm spinners Milinda Siriwardana and Rangana Herath, created havoc for the West Indies batsmen throughout the two-Test series. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015


Sports: NEW YORK CITY (Oct. 6, 2015) – Global cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne will headline a star-studded lineup of renowned cricket players from around the world in the inaugural “Cricket All-Stars,” a three-game series in New York City, Houston and Los Angeles. The historic tour marks the first time these legends have played in the U.S., and also renews the famous rivalry between “Master Blaster” Tendulkar and “King of Spin” Warne. Comment.

Samuels’ bowling still suspect

Sports: West Indies off-spinner Marlon Samuels has been reported for the third time in seven years for a suspected bowling action. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015


Sports: HARRISON, N.J. (AP) _ Tim Howard made his first appearance in goal for the United States in 15 months and was unable to stop the Americans’ slide. Comment.

Charles readies for another run

Sports: Terry Charles of Brooklyn appeared in his second Manhattan College Invitational Scholastic Cross Country Meet near the host school at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, a short walk from the host organization. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Rangana Herath rattles West Indies batting

Sports: Sri Lankan left-arm spinner Rangana Herath bagged 10 wickets in the first Test match featuring Sri Lanka vs. West Indies. He took 6 wickets for 68 runs in the first innings and 4 for 79 in the second. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Bed-Stuy athletes point to marathon

Sports: Time is drawing near and it would not be long now before comes the 2015 edition of the New York City or five-borough Marathon. With a short time remaining before the start of the 26.2-mile grind takes place with the start being in Staten island and finish in Central Park, the athletes are cutting down on their training. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Sir Garfield to be honored in Sri Lanka

Barbados: West Indies cricket icon Sir Garfield Sobers will be honored during the upcoming Test Series between West Indies and Sri Lanka. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Steve Camacho passes away

Antigua: Former West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive officer, Steve Camacho has died at the age of 69. Comment.


Sports: SANDY, Utah (AP) _ The United States is in danger of missing its second straight men’s Olympic soccer tournament. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Prayer Breakfast aids SVG Penn Relays athletes

St Vincent: Several Vincentians in the United States recently showed their support for Vincentian athletes attending the illustrious Penn Relays in Philadelphia by patronizing a fundraising prayer breakfast at the Friends of Crown Heights Educational Center in Brooklyn. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015


Sports: When the USA and Mexico stage yet another intense cross-border battle on Saturday, night, Oct. 10, 9:30 pm at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena (CA), there is more at stake than the usual battle for CONCACAF superiority or area dominance; the match will determine who represents CONCACAF at the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia next summer, and the result will also ultimately crown the true CONCACAF champion and could very well determine the future of USA head coach Jurgen Klinnsman. Comment.

Simmons intent is good for West Indies cricket

Sports: Suspended West Indies Head Coach Phil Simmons may have committed a breach as head coach but that should not result in such a harsh penalty as to suspend him and remove him from the Sri Lankan tour. Comment.

Tejada helps out as a reserve

Sports: Who would ever think that the New York Mets would capture their East Division title of the National League after completely missing the post season in 2014? Nobody thought that they would make such a strong showing during most of the second half of the season. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

FIFA bans Jack Warner for life

Trinidad and Tobago: FIFA, soccer’s world governing body for the sport has banned its former vice-President Jack Warner for life last Tuesday for “many and various acts of misconduct continuously and repeatedly during his time as an official,” FIFA’s ethics committee said. Comment.

West Indies head coach awaits his fate

Sports: Suspended West Indies head coach Trinidadian Phil Simmons will know his fate next week after he meets with a West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) human resource panel to discuss controversial comments he made about the selection of the West Indies team to tour Sri Lanka later this month. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015


St Vincent: Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, will always be a special day in my life and in the lives of my immediate family, other family members and friends — it was the day that I, this writer, along with my college soccer teammates, was inducted into the SIUE Soccer Hall of Fame. Comment.

Jamaica’s PM praise athletes

Sports: Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has hailed the country’s athletes for their performance at the recent IAAF’s World Championships, describing them as inspirations to the entire nation. Comment.

‘Brick’ Ferguson seeks playoffs

Sports: If a football ‘buff’ asks a question who holds the record of second most regular season games started since being drafted by the New York Jets in 2005 the answer would be D’Brickashaw Ferguson In fact, ‘Brick’ is in second place in the National Football League and is runner-up to the New York Giants’ Eli Manning for consecutive starts in the league. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Cricketers are unhappy wth WICB tactics

Sports: Too many flaws exist within the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for this entity to be successful in its endeavors. To make matters worse, this situation has been going on for too long. The relationship between the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and the WICB has been very sour, thus the cricketers suffer financially and otherwise. Comment.